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Basic Site Details

Name: Acheson House
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bakehouse CloseYes 
Item 2 of 2140, CanongateYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219361937 Restoration
Item 2 of 21983 Repair 

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 6Neil & HurdArchitectural practiceA19361937Restoration
Item 2 of 6Norman Alexander Gordon NeilArchitectA19361937Restoration
Item 3 of 6Robert Philip Andrew HurdArchitectA19361937Restoration
Item 4 of 6Alan Stewart ClydeArchitectB1983 Repairs and restoration. Job architect.
Item 5 of 6Ian McKerron BeggArchitectB1983 Repairs and restoration. Partner in charge..
Item 6 of 6Robert Hurd & Partners (or R A Hurd & Partners)Architectural practiceB1983 Repairs and restoration.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Bute, 4th Marquess of (John Crichton-Stuart) 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p56
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp214
Item 3 of 3Johnson, Jim and Rosenburg, Lou2010Renewing Old Edinburgh: the Enduring Legacy of Patrick Geddes Glendaruel: Argyll Publishingpp164-166

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3DMW ArchiveResearch notes for 'Scottish Thirties' by Charles McKean  
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register28446140 CANONGATE, ACHESON HOUSE
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSRIAS Collection 82 drawings

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